14th Springbank Invitational goes to MacColl
Campbeltown, Scotland – September 21, 2013 – Angus MacColl was the overall winner at the fourteenth annual Springbank Invitational Solo Piping Competition, the only contestant to get a prize in all three events. The contest was held at the Seafield Hotel.
1st Angus MacColl, Benderloch, Scotland, “The End of the Great Bridge”
2nd Willie McCallum, Bearsden, Scotland, “The Old Men of the Shells
3rd Iain Speirs, Edinburgh, “Scarce of Fishing”
4th Roddy MacLeod Glasgow, The Battle of Bealach nam brog”
1st Niall Stewart, Kyle of Lochalsh, Scotland, “Parker’s Welcome to Perthshire,” “Mrs. Duncan MacFadyen,” “Ewe wi’ the Crookit Horn,” “Sandy MacPherson,” “Ca’ the Ewes,” “Broadford Bay”
2nd Roddy MacLeod
3rd Callum Beaumont, Bo’ness, Scotland
4th Iain Speirs
Hornpipe & Jig
1st Callum Beaumont, “The Piper’s Controversy,” “Dr. Flora MacAuley of Carradale
2nd Finlay Johnston, Glasgow
3rd Willie McCallum
4th Angus MacColl
Also competing but not in the prizes: Euan MacCrimmon, Inverness, Scotland, and Gordon Walker, Moscow, Scotland. Judges for each event were Ian Duncan, Iain Morrison and Willie Morrison.